Photo: Jelca Kollatsch

application for the FREELENS award

We again invite young photojournalists to the 4th LUMIX Festival for Young Photojournalism to compete for one of the 60 photography exhibitions and the FREELENS Award endowed with 10,000 Euros. Furthermore two »Honorable Mentions« including prize money of 1,000 Euros each will be awarded.

Until 28th February 2014, young photographers up to 35 years can submit their reportages, photo essays or serial works (i.e. portrait series) with journalistic character.

Competition rules and the application form for the FREELENS Award

application for the LUMIX multimedia award

For the first time, Panasonic donates the Lumix Multimedia Award at the 4th LUMIX Festival. The best multimedia productions will be shown on the festival and the winner will be awarded with 5,000 euros. Just as for the FREELENS Award the photographer must not be older than 35 years and the body of work needs to be of journalistic nature.

Competition rules and application form for the LUMIX Multimedia Award

Photo: Francis


Application for the Lammerhuber Photography Award

This award, which has been endowed by the publishing house EDITION Lammerhuber has been conferred for the first time at the LUMIX Festival 2012. The prize honoures the reportage or series of the Festival that tells the most impressive story of everyday life. You don't have to apply extra, the award will honour one of the 60 exhibited works of the festival. The prize has been endowed with € 5,000.

The Lammerhuber Photography Award underlines the philosophy of the LUMIX Festival, which is that the aim of humanist photojournalism should be to examine all facets of life. 

The photographer and publisher Lois Lammerhuber is one of the most outstanding personalities in photography in his home country of Austria. Aside from several prizes for his work in photography, he has also won many awards for his photo books over the past few years. In 2013 Edition Lammerhuber has been announced Best Publishing House for Photobooks at FEP European Photo Book of the Year Awards.